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Carmody, Brendan Patrick – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This paper will argue that the state-aided Catholic school in Zambia has contributed significantly to the development of the country over the years. However, because of its enmeshment in the state system of education it has inadvertently become an instrument of underdevelopment. It is structurally complicit in alienating some of the poorest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Social Justice, Case Studies
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Salvarani, Luana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
From its very beginning, the Protestant Reformation adopted the theatre as one of its educational tools. Together with choral music, visual arts, and preaching, Luther, Melanchthon, Oekolampad, and other Reformers promoted both the cultivated school theatre and the popular street theatre in order to spread the new faith, create a community ethos,…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Protestants, Social Change, Religious Education
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Watras, Joseph – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
This paper will examine the attitudes of progressive educators toward poverty in developing countries. The reformers who formed the New Education Fellowship (NEF) in 1921 will be the subjects. They expanded their thinking from concerns about student freedom to efforts to encourage social reform, and by 1946 they participated in the creation of…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Teacher Attitudes, Poverty, Educational History
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Laudo, Xavier; Vilanou, Conrad – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
In this article an analysis is undertaken of Spanish educational discourse during the early years of the Franco regime, from the Civil War (1936-1939) to the establishment of the "Nuevo Estado" or New State (1939-1943), employing Reinhart Koselleck's principles of conceptual history. Without totally spurning the totalitarian and fascist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Discourse Analysis, Authoritarianism
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Kelly, Matthew Gardner – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This essay explores the historiography of American and European education, considering how educational historians communicate powerful messages about the purposes and promises of schooling through their writing. I divide the historiography of American education into four interpretive traditions: traditionalism, radical revisionism, progressive…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historiography, Misconceptions, Foreign Countries
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Keshavjee, Rashida – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article discusses the denial of access to education to Ismaili Muslim women in colonial Kenya during the 1890s and the 1960s. The Ismailis were part of the "Asians" in Africa, a working class, religious, Muslim immigrant group from India, circumscribed by poverty and a traditional culture, the orthodox elements of which, with regard…
Descriptors: Asians, Working Class, Muslims, Females
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Debè, Anna; Polenghi, Simonetta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the early decades of the twentieth century the question of mental disabilities was widely discussed in Italy, while the first special schools for the intellectually impaired were set up. An important role was played by the Franciscan friar Agostino Gemelli (1878-1959), a physician, renowned psychologist, and founder in 1921 of the Catholic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Neurological Impairments
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Bianchini, Paolo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
Between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries a new method for the provision of popular education emerged in Europe. The Sardinian Kingdom represents a good example of this evolution: in 1729, Piedmont was the first state in Europe to launch a "modern" educational policy with the creation of a public school system. Education was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Mellink, Bram – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In the Netherlands of the late nineteenth century, primary education became one of the central issues in relation to raising political awareness and mobilising previously quiescent Dutch citizens. Protestants and Catholics alike claimed that Dutch public education left insufficient space for religious education and teamed up to struggle for…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Parochial Schools